The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server Analysis Services over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Rank 55 41 50
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 6 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.42% 2.01% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.44% 7.63% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £450 £280 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -32.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £345
% change year-on-year -3.00% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £25.00

SQL Server Analysis Services is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 135 118 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.91% 26.34% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 63 66
Median daily rate £450 £348 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.49% -13.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £240 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £418 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 18
Median hourly rate £47.00 £62.50 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.80% +86.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing SQL Server Analysis Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Essex

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Essex

SQL Server Analysis Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in Essex

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) C#
4 6 (66.67%) ETL
4 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (66.67%) QlikView
5 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (55.56%) VBScript
6 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
6 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 4 (44.44%) Data Transformation
6 4 (44.44%) Banking
6 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (33.33%) Degree
7 3 (33.33%) MDX
7 3 (33.33%) Retail
7 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (33.33%) Ticket Management
7 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
7 3 (33.33%) OLAP
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (66.67%) QlikView
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) OLAP
5 3 (33.33%) OLTP
6 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (11.11%) MySQL
7 1 (11.11%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) AccuRev
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) ETL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Architect
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (11.11%) MIS Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) MIS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Report Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) MDX
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) ETL
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (44.44%) Data Transformation
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Ticket Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Document Management
5 2 (22.22%) ETL Development
5 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (55.56%) VBScript
5 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
6 3 (33.33%) VB
7 1 (11.11%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle